• I can’t say it loud enough: QEII Centre staff go so far out of their way to make sure we, the clients, are taken care of.
    Nancy Connolly, BioPartnering
  • The staff at QEII are always very helpful and friendly and we always enjoy events there.
    Gemma Wainwright, Chief Executive’s Office, Education Funding Agency
  • The organisation of the reception, Fleming Room and Benjamin Britten Lounge was faultless as usual, and made the day work so well.
    Maureen Young, BACTA
  • I much appreciate all your efficiency in ensuring our event runs smoothly, which it does every year and which is why we return to the QEII every year. Our event at the...
    Linda Evans, Senior Administrator, Association of Lloyd's Members, London
  • This was a very testing time for all, but the fact that we had such excellent facilities and the support of a truly professional team made things a great deal easier.
    Chris Webb, Metropolitan Police

The QEIICC '25 Years Of Event Innovations' Twitter Campaign

This year, The Queen Elizabeth II Centre is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. To mark the occasion we are asking key industry spokespeople, event organisers and suppliers to tell us the innovation that they think has made the most impact on the events industry.

Follow us on twitter to join in – @TheQEIICC and follow our hashtag – #25QEIICC.

Then, let us know in 100 characters or less the innovation you think has made the most impact on the events industry in the last 25 years. The top 25 will be published and re-tweeted. Please use the hashtag #25QEIICC on your answer.

To start things off, we’ve asked some key industry figures to give us theirs:

‘Unlike 25 yrs ago, MICE now recognised as valuable sector by nations, regions & cities’ Sydney Paulden @ITCMmagazine

‘Mobile phones, whatever you need there’s an app for it, or there will be soon’ Michelle Chenery @ITCMmagazine

‘25 yrs ago we used glass slides – chaos. Then PowerPoint invented, most important change evr!’ Martin Lewis @meetpie

‘Internet changed events forever. All could access info, so organisers had 2 show add value’ Rochelle Long @meetpie

‘The realisation that association executives are real people too’ Rob Spalding AMI @meetpie

‘The intro of hosted buyer programmes took international meetings industry 2 new level’ Paul Colston @Conference_news

‘Innovative minds creating successful conferences- confirming events will prosper & survive’ Ernest Vincent CEO QEIICC

So tweet us with the innovation you think has had the most impact and see who agrees with you. www.twitter.com/TheQEIICC

June 2011